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and the newspaper report from the baltimore sun looks over and sees that the crowd just dwindles away. and by the time that stevenson gets out and has a beautiful speech to deliver, everyone's left. c-span: if we followed you around in the last eight years... >> guest: oh, god. oh, my--god forbid. c-span: ... where would we have seen you go to get this book? >> guest: oh, well, a lot of places. we don't make things easy for american historians. if we just--we're really close here to the library of congress, but, you know, our records are all over the country: bloomington; springfield; princeton university, which -- where a huge stevenson archive exists; mclean county courthouse; presidential libraries. c-span: mclean... >> guest: so that there's--the kennedy library in boston. c-span: how do you work on something like this? how do you organize it? >> guest: that's not a question i don't have to answer that anymore, do i? c-span: well... >> guest: it's tough. i wanted to have more flashbacks. i guess i should--you should never say what you should have done, you just say what you did i
's exaggeration out of the blue three admirers from baltimore maryland sent him and at the very lifeline. really not very easy to see. but it's a very old letter. it's from 1881. these don't reproduce well but this is a letter of 1881, and let me read you when you can't read for yourself in translation. perhaps it is a little concerned to you that here in america three people often sit together and allows the 65 ridings to edify then after the incident. but i don't see why we shouldn't at least tell you we are counting on the fact that the due to the death of your sublime addiction we will never be able or one to read anything else again. we may not merely imagine how pleased nietzsche was to get this letter for the preserved on the backside of the letter written on the backside of the letter that is now preserved in the archives it is his hand written note itself procrit. the brief and nietzsche the first american letter of introduction to world war. he would be little a better translation would be the beginning of world things. so first american letter the beginning of world seems. finally, it
. baltimore, maryland, was the second. and what concerned us, we felt we had read a lot about the history, the treatment, the poor treatment of the north vietnamese, we were funding that war in the 1950s. france was broke. and do you have any comments on our use of agent orange against a country that, as far as we could find, hadn't done anything to anybody? and whether any observations that you came across on the 1968 democratic convention? and do you see any hope for this country learning something, rather than perpetuating? and i did meet soldiers who said they saw shell oil trucks crossing the front lines into north vietnam. i don't know whether you came across any ties to the oil industry as part of this. thank you. >> in terms of the agent orange, i didn't actually run across much of that in terms of what i saw in the documents in united states. one of these issues, i mean, you know, if i were alive in the non-i would have opposed the american intervention. i think the situation over there was already complicated, and what u.s. intervention ended up doing was making the war much blo
you go to school and what did you study? >> guest: i went to public school in part 10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military school or sent to reform school, which, played on the judgment of my character. either way, 180 kids at the top of the class. then i went to andover massachusetts, which is a spectacular place. they have one of the best in history departments on earth. i went to williams college in massachusetts. the way that happened was actually one of my mentors was a man who passed way too early. he was the headmaster of andover. in those days, you would go see the headmaster and he would say where would you want to go to college or a a lot of my friends wanted to go to this particular college and he said i don't think that's a good reason for you to go anyplace. he said you want he wants to write history book
? >> guest: i went to public school in part 10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military s and i do not have a half cent to reform school which may have been a judgment of my character. in any case, still there, 180 kids at the top of massachusetts and i went to philips academy, spectacular place then and now. one of the best history department honor and that includes both colleges. college i went to williams college in massachusetts and the way that happened was one of my mentors was ted pfizer who recently passed much too worthy. he was head master and in those days where do you want to go to college and i guess harvard. why that? a lot of my friends want to go there. i don't think that is a good reason to go anyplace. you want to write history books. i think we will send you to williams with 1800 students. you go there you will
you go to school and what did you study? >> guest: i went to public schooln p10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military school or sent to reform school, which, played on the judgment of my character. either way, 180 kids at the top of the class. then i went to andover massachusetts, which is a spectacular place. they have one of the best in history departments on earth. i went to williams college in massachusetts. the way that happened was actually one of my mentors was a man who passed way too early. he was the headmaster of andover. in those days, you would go see the headmaster and he would say where would you want to go to college or a a lot of my friends wanted to go to this particular college and he said i don't think that's a good reason for you to go anyplace. he said you want he wants to write history book
,, hello my name is daniel coburn and i am from baltimore, maryland. >> it was fantastic. he has a really top talent. >> it was a book you wanted to read before you came today? >> i actually read it before i came today and he has a new book out that i will be taking up when i get home. >> any other books that do you recommend as well? >> in general, i just finished up the king of gang of thrones book. very entertaining to read. >> with you currently reading now? >> well, i'm going to be picking up the oath. >> here at the 12th annual national book festival on the national mall in washington dc, we are joined by david rubenstein, cochair of the carlyle group and a benefactor of the national book festival. mr. rubin side, with your connection? >> i have been involved with the library of congress for a while. i agreed to put up $5 million to help get funded for the next five years. and so that was my initial contact. subsequently, i provided additional money so it could be a two-day affair. originally it was a one-day event. today is the second day, it's a sunday. that is my connection. >> a
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